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Interdisciplinary Study at Grinnell College and the Expanding Knowledge Initiative A liberal arts education at Grinnell College integrates different forms of knowledge, approaches, and ways of thinking. Interdisciplinary (and otherwise integrative) study begins with the first...
Academic Programs Fields of Study MAP (Mentored Advanced Project) Off-Campus Study Phi Beta Kappa Tutorial Information Expanding Knowledge Initiative (EKI)
Elected and Appointed Committees Committee Membership - Academic Year 2013-2014 Committee Index Committee on Academic Standing (CAS) EcoCampus Committee Faculty Organization Committee (FOC) Research Ethics (Institutional Review Board, Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee...
Cooperative Web Links to Open Positions at Area Colleges Central College Coe College Cornell College Grinnell College Luther College Simpson College Wartburg College
A student will be placed on the Dean's List if she or he attains a term grade average for the semester of 3.75 or higher. In order to qualify for the Dean's List, a student must complete 16 credits, 14 of which must be taken for a letter grade. Only credits completed at Grinnell...
GPA 3.75 & 16 credits (14 being regular letter grade)  Congratulations to all! Plese click here for the Dean's List.
Open Faculty Positions About Grinnell College Shared Position Policy Cooperative Links to Faculty Positions at Area Colleges Visiting Scholars and Academic Speakers Shared Position Policy Two persons who are both members of the Grinnell College faculty are able to share a single...
*Please also see the Registrar's Calendar and the Chaplain's Office Calendar of Religious Holy Days Materials are due by 5:00 PM unless otherwise noted. Deadlines reflected are subject to change. For current information, please refer to the Dean’s Office Intranet. Dates in...
Leaves for Assistant Professors Assistant Professor Research Leave Regular, full-time, untenured faculty possessing the terminal degree who are not yet eligible for regular sabbatical leave, who will have completed two years of continuous service at Grinnell, and who have...
July 23, 2013 TO: Department Chairs and Faculty with Salary Reviews A number of questions about the salary process have arisen. These cover reviews for salary only, not those reviews as part of contract renewal or promotion. How do I get the documents needed for a salary review...
Policy Decisions Related to MAPs Curriculum Committee Ruling on MAP Limits Summary of the Curriculum Committee's 2002/03 Resolutions Concerning MAPs Faculty Vote to Regularize MAPs Curriculum Committee Ruling on MAP Limits Faculty directors are limited to no more than six...
A pilot group of MAPs directed from a distance was conducted in summer 2012. We will continue accepting proposals so the Curriculum Committee can formally evaluate the effectiveness and success of the program after sufficient data has been gathered. Summer MAP applications that...
Summer 2016 MAPs (499) and Directed Research (299) Dept Student Title Faculty ANT Boatsman, Harley E. DR: Infant Parenting Pract Kamp, Kathryn ANT Roarty, Moya E. DR: Infant Parenting Pract Kamp, Kathryn ANT Rogers, Anne S. DR: Infant Parenting Pract Kamp, Kathryn ANT Ruvalcaba...
The Robert N. Noyce '49 Visiting Professorship in the Physical Sciences, Math, and Computer Science In June of 1998, Grinnell College received a generous gift from the Noyce family, whose purpose was to bring outstanding scholars and leaders to campus from the fields of physics...
Externally-Funded Faculty Career Enhancement Mellon Postdoctoral Fellows Support for Teaching and Learning Off-Campus Opportunities ACM Conferences and Workshops ACM Professional Development Opportunities ACM Directorships for Off-Campus Programs Iowa College Foundation National...
To submit publications, awards, and (non-MAP funded) presentations, please use the Student MAPs Outcomes Form. Publications A - D E - I J - N O - S T - Z Presentations Anthropology Art Biological Chemistry Biology Chemistry Classics Computer Science East Asian Studies Economics...
Committee Lists and DescriptionsCommittee Subsites (for committee members -- Dean's Office GrinnellShare )Committee Membership (login required)Best Practices for CommitteesBest Practices for Meeting Participants Committee Lists and Descriptions Click here to view committee lists...
Department Chair Support Faculty Recruitment Faculty and Department Reviews Requests for Funds or Actions   Department Chair Support Administrative Support for Department Chairs Faculty Recruitment Information regarding Faculty Recruiting, including Position Description...
Duties of the Deans (Printable [PDF] format)Deans' Office Staff Responsibilities (Printable [PDF] format)Disability Resources for Faculty (login required)Faculty Handbook (Printable [PDF] format)Faculty Meeting InformationFaculty News Digest Archive (login required) Diversity...
*/ New Faculty Resources Orientation schedule Computers Confidential Material Copy Services Fax Email Help Desk Keys Memo Pads Newsletters and Listservs Notary Office Security P-Card Recycling Supplies Telephone Academic Support Assistants (ASAs) Faculty Mentoring Network...
Staffing Request Forms Department Chairs and Interdisciplinary Concentration Chairs, Please select the appropriate staffing request form below.  Forms are available in fillable Word format (Please save a copy and then send the completed form as an attachment by email to kelleyla...
In the tutorial every entering student explores a topic of interest to the student and the instructor in a small group, discussion-intensive setting. The objectives of the tutorial are to illuminate methods of inquiry rather than to cover topics comprehensively, focusing...
Your MAP director may know of other conferences and publications that occasionally accept undergraduate submissions. Publications for All Disciplines Humanities and Social Studies Publications Natural Sciences and Mathematics Publications Conferences All Disciplines Council on...

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The inaugural Associated Colleges of the Midwest Student Film Conference and Festival will be held April 1-3 at Lawrence University in Appleton, Wisc. The event showcases work from student filmmakers, screenwriters, and scholars from ACM affiliated campuses, including Grinnell...
Shannon Hinsa-Leasure, associate professor of biology, along with her students and collaborators, are researching ways to develop novel technology to study the diversity of antibiotic-resistance genes and how the genes can be transferred between bacteria. The research is funded...
Grinnell College and the University of Iowa have received a $1.6 million grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to develop humanities-centered collaborations that expand the use of digital technology among faculty and students. The new partnership is distinctive because it...
Grinnell’s Department of Anthropology and the Office of Academic Affairs and Dean of the College are delighted to celebrate the publication of Maria Tapias’ Embodied Protests: Emotions and Women’s Health in Bolivia (University of Illinois Press). Please join us on Tuesday,...
Maria Tapias, associate dean of Grinnell College, is one of 28 mid-level administrators in higher education nationwide selected by the Council of Independent Colleges to participate in a year-long Senior Leadership Academy. The program, which is for administrators in higher...
Mark Christel, director of libraries at the College of Wooster in Ohio, will be the next Samuel R. and Marie-Louise Rosenthal Librarian of Grinnell College. He was selected through a national search and will begin his new position on Aug. 1. "Mark Christel brings an impressive...
In celebration of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Patricia Williams of Columbia Law School and Ta-Nehisi Coates of The Atlantic will come to Grinnell College for events on Jan. 19-20. All events are free and open to the public, and will take place in Joe Rosenfield '25 Center, Room...
Iowa State Representative Ako Abdul-Samad, who has represented the state’s 35th district, including Des Moines, since 2007, will speak at Grinnell College at 8 p.m. Monday, May 5. His talk, “Real Conversation, Removing the Mask,” will take place in the Joe Rosenfield ’25 Center...
*/ The Research, Scholarship, and Creative Activity Symposium will take place in the Joe Rosenfield ’25 Center and will feature the work of over 70 students. Please come support the students as they present their papers, posters, readings, and performances. Tuesday, April 12 11...

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*/ Michael Latham VP for Academic Affairs and Dean of the College The Dean’s Office works with faculty members from their appointment, through their orientation upon arrival and — for those in continuing positions — across the full arc of a faculty career. We support...

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​​​Departments and concentrations may request up to $600 to fund academic speakers. We encourage departments and concentrations to collaborate and pool funds if they wish to bring in speakers requiring greater funding. Funds should be used to cover all costs of speakers...
Students who will be presenting their research at a conference should fill out this form. Students may receive funding for one conference presentation. Students may apply for funding for one calendar year after completing the MAP.   List of student conference presentations